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Italy Staff

  • Italy Staff Stefania Casadei

    Stefania Casedei

    Stefania is an Italy native. She previously worked as a computer programmer and systems analyst, but left that life behind to spend more time on a bike. She has lead tours in Italy and has been with ExperiencePlus! since 2000.… Read full article

  • Betta Sazzini

    In 1996, Betta was the first ExperiencePlus! Guide to be hired outside of the Malpezzi-Price family. In between guiding tours and her current position as tour leader manager, Betta spent 15 years working as an export manager for a multinational company. Happy… Read full article

  • Massimo Malpezzi

    Massimo a.k.a. “Max” is Paola’s nephew and Monica and Maria Elena’s cousin. He has worked with ExperiencePlus! longer than any other full time employees or tour leaders. Between 2007 and 2013, Max retired from ExperiencePlus! to work as a general… Read full article

  • Michele Boglioni

    Michele grew up in a village at the base of the Alps, in Lombardy, He studied Environmental Science in Milan and tried working in the environmental law field, but the call to adventure was too great. He headed to Australia… Read full article

  • Igor Baccini

    Igor Baccini is our “Bike Fleet and Logistics Manager” at our headquarters in Italy. He takes care of our bike fleet in Europe and during the summer season he has two bike mechanics working full time for him as he… Read full article

  • John Giebler

    John Giebler

    John Giebler has led tours in France and Italy and has been with ExperiencePlus! since 2000. When he’s not leading bicycle or culinary tours, he enjoys putting his sommelier skills to practice. In 2013, he became ExperiencePlus’s Director of Tours… Read full article

  • Tour Leader Andrea Garreffa

    Andrea Garreffa

    Andrea was born near the Cinque Terre in Savona, Italy, and raised in Bologna. He earned a Master’s Degree in Communication Studies with a focus on environmental issues and has studied in Italy, Spain, California, and Washington, D.C. Since 2007… Read full article

  • Tour Leader Alain Rimondi

    Alain Rimondi

    Alain grew up and still lives in the Emilia Romagna region of Italy – home to Forli and the ExperiencePlus! European headquarters. He has studied tourism management in the area and worked in hospitality, starting out at a hotel reception… Read full article